F*** heads: Maccas rant lands woman in police cells

Woman given four nights in Gladstone Police watch house after filthy behaviour.

Sex worker assaulted police after being raped by client

SHE'D requested female officers attend following the rape, but was 'triggered' when two men showed up at her door.

'Criminals against criminals': Bail for robbery, extortion accused

'LONGER than usual' delays in the legal case have seen Matthew Allen Eddie Anderson spend 233 days on remand.

'Volatile': Power company says deal was offered to BSL

CS ENERGY and Rio Tinto say they will return to the negotiating table to secure an electricity deal for Boyne Smelter Limited.

'Priority': $80m upgrade due for Gladstone's port

SPECIAL TREATMENT: Port upgrade is considered one of the states highest priority infrastructure projects.

Port upgrade high on State Government's to do list.

'Jobs at stake': Plea to save Gladstone region industry

Boyne Smelters Ltd, the aluminium smelter on Boyne Island, as seen from an aerial taken December 2014.
Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Politician asks where's the support for Gladstone region jobs?

'Exposed': Power companies, State MP hit back at smelter cuts

Boyne Smelters general manager operations Joe Rea announced job cuts due to increased power prices.

Politicians war of words over BSL's call to cut jobs and production.

Gladstone LNG floods global market in record-breaking year

Santos' GLNG project at Curtis Island.

Curtis Island plants help achieve record gas exports for Australia.

CLOSED: Massive clothing chain shuts down for good

Sixty-eight stores employing 560 people will close by January 31

Boyne Smelter to close cells, cut production after power price spike

Boyne Smelters general manager operations Joe Rea announced job cuts due to increased power prices.

BSL is due to cut production and jobs because of electricity prices.

CFMEU official under fire for corporate spending

CFMEU Mackay district president Stephen Smyth at a rally.

Claims local official "racked up thousands" on corporate credit card

It's a sellout: Tickets snapped up for Adani's Rocky visit

Rockhampton Regional Councillor Neil Fisher on a mine site.

Suppliers show strong support for mining session

Gas supply fears for Curtis Island LNG plants, new report finds

Santos' GLNG project at Curtis Island.

See what the outlook is for 2017 oil and gas in Australia.

Stockland's $150m pitch: Build it and they will come

Gladstone Marina. The Gladstone Regional Council offers a range of exciting job opportunities. Photo Contributed: Murray Ware.

Here's why we need to see Stockland upgrade start soon.

LETTER: One Nation sends wrong message

A vote for Paulinle Hanson is a vote for a return to the dark ages.

LETTER: Pauline's plan would be a disaster for state

BAD IDEA: The last thing Queensland needs is to import the political problems and chaos seen in Canberra, writes Deb Frecklington.

Opposition lambasts senator's upper house idea

One Nation a big chance at next state election: Letter

POLLIES: Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne, Livingstone Mayor Bill Ludwig and Queensland Senator Pauline Hanson.

'We vote one of the corrupt out and another one of the corrupt in'

Man calls for research into homosexuality 'affliction'

Gay marriage.

17 November 2014

Photo Gemima Harvey/ Coffs Coast Advocate

Gay acts are not 'here to stay' says man

OPINION: Progressives, leave Barron Trump alone, he's 10

President Donald Trump, right, smiles with his son Barron as they view the 58th Presidential Inauguration parade for President Donald Trump in Washington. Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Could progressives please stop abusing the 10-year-old?

OPINION: Hijabs on little girls is nothing to celebrate

The veiling of children is controversial, even in Islamic nations.

Why Australia Day must no longer be on January 26

Australian Flag.

Marking Jan 26 had always been about commemorating British arrival.

Police officer charged for partying with a taser

The officer allegedly took his taser to a party.

Woman to face court over car park stabbing

Police investigating the incident at the North Buderim shopping centre on Jones Rd said the man, received knife wounds to his neck and arm.

Anyone who was in the area is urged to contact police

Attempting kidnap charges after women targeted

Police allege the Inala man he demanded women get into his car

Stuntman's death: Police focus on use of blanks

Superfit Johann Ofner demonstrates his extreme routines.

The stuntman was hit in the chest after the gun was fired at close range

Art from the sky: Why our farmers should be proud

Farms from the sky as captured by photographer Joshua Smith using some of the latest Canon gear.

“It’s really an honour to be able to tell that story…"

Waleed v Assange: 'I am not a complete idiot!'

Julian Assange is grilled by Waleed Aly on The Project

JULIAN Assange says he has no intention of being extradited

Woman who starved dog to death allowed to own animals again

EMACIATED: Bronson, Trip and Mindi (pictured) were confined in a cage without access to water

A woman who starved her dog to death will be allowed animals again

LEGO contest proves everything is awesome in Australia

Do you recognise some of these Australian icons?

IN AUSTRALIA, everything is awesome.

A big 'Big Mac' is going to pop up for Australia Day

It's coming...

Our obsession for big things is spiralling out of control.

Pauline Hanson fires up over burqa ban question

Pauline Hanson... unhappy with questioning.

Robin Bailey compares burqa to Christian wearing a cross

Man forced to move plane seats for Pauline Hanson

QT photographer Rob Williams 'Faces of Ipswich' exhibition opening at the Ipswich Art Gallery. Pauline Hanson. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times

Man moved to give Hanson and advisor a spare seat

Puppy rescue lifts hopes, spirits

Rescue team members carry the three puppies found alive in the rubble of the avalanche-hit Rigopiano Hotel in Abruzzo, Italy. The puppies were said to be in good health after almost five days buried in freezing snow.

Rescue of puppies at avalanche-hit hotel in Italy has raised hopes

Trump blocks funding to overseas abortions

Donald J. Trump reacts as he arrives to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in Washington, DC, USA.

US president wastes no time to implement tougher stance

Trump accused of refusing to release his tax returns

President-elect Donald Trump took aim at several media outlets during his conference. Picture: AP Photo/Seth Wenig

Kellyanne Conway says President Trump will not release tax returns

Heartwarming note left for Muslim man as Trump sworn in

A picture of the note shared on Twitter by Hend Amry (@LibyaLiberty)

“Today begins a new stage for our country," it read.

History in making for electric bike rider

OTHER THAN having an eye on less fossil fuel emissions, motorbike rider Richard Kent had other reasons to go electric. Here's why.

Ultra athletes go the distance

Lindsay Warwick and Brett Stevens competed at the Ultra Marathon in the Blue Mountains

Two Gladstone runners sacrificed all to crack the ton

The Glen take their chances against Yaralla

David Heymer. - A grade cricket between Yaralla and The Glen. Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

The Glen's Christmas cricket feast

Enjoy Christmas without stretching your belt

Our top tips to keep your wellbeing in check this festive season

Man alive: Do we know what 'freedom' actually means?

We need freedom to be in control of ourselves

Why its important to wear a decent mouthguard

Wearing a mouthguard can prevent future dental health problems.

Volunteers play a big role while gaining skills

QUALITY TIME: Volunteers help others while also working on their own projects.

Volunteers play a big role while gaining skills

WATCH: Baby python no match for big green tree frog

Amphibian and reptile showdown in Ipswich

OUT OF HOSPITAL: Bourke St suspect to face charges

Melbourne man Dimitrious "Jimmy" Gargasoulas is accused of driving a car into a crowd in Melbourne's Bourke Street on Friday, killing two adults and a child.

THE man accused of Melbourne’s Bourke St attack is out of hopsital

Aussie celebrity ladies join fight against Donald Trump

Nicole Trunfio was one of the many Australian women swept up in the fight against Donald Trump.

Supermodel Australian Nicole Trunfio was actually in the fray.

Slaughterhouse nightmare: father's throat slashed with saw

Casino man Adam Paget needed critical transport to hospital by the Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter after cutting his throat with a butcher's saw.

'They didn't think he'd be able to talk, but he can, he just croaks'

Search for mystery stingray whisperer

PHOTOGRAPHER'S QUEST: Annie Owens would like to find the girl in this picture who called in a whipray.

Young girl amazes crowd by calling in a stingray for a pat

Lucky possum escapes python that ate its mother

Georgie the possum is now with Wildcare Australian.

Georgie’s new home has a fake pouch but he is beginning explore.

Toowoomba comedian becomes big hit on The Project

BIG NAME: Toowoomba comedian Damien Power will perform his new show Utopia at the Brisbane Comedy Festival in March.

The Toowoomba comedian is preparing for his most hilarious show yet

'Allo 'Allo! star Gorden Kaye has died

Gorden Kaye, pictured in Brisbane in 2007, found fame as a cafe owner Rene Artois in the iconic British television series ‘Allo ‘Allo!

ACTOR Gorden Kaye, from BBC comedy ‘Allo ‘Allo!, has died.

Lion roars to straight to No 1 at Aussie box office

Nicole Kidman, David Wenham and Sunny Pawar in a scene from the movie Lion.

THE Australian-made movie a hit, while Rogue One nears record mark.

Ozzy Osbourne fell asleep during his driving test

Not a good idea to give Ozzy a Ferrari

Kristen Stewart to host SNL

Kristen Stewart will host a pre-Super Bowl episode of SNL next month

Louis Tomlinson celebrated his son's first birthday

Louis Tomlinson and Briana Jungwirth celebrate son's first birthday